A 2020 pay and conditions agreement has been reached with Thames Clippers.
The company agreed a pay increase of 2.7% for its operational teams, slightly above the Retail Prices Index which is currently 2.6% (as at August 2019).
Thames Clippers committed to reviewing its timetables and running orders after crew raised concerns about rest breaks. It also committed to reviewing time allocated for start-up checks to ensure onboard safety regulations are met.
Employee wellbeing measures will be introduced such as a Medicash scheme for routine health needs. It will cover the cost of Master’s ML5 medicals.
National organiser Steve Doran said he was very impressed with the Partnership at Work (PAW) and looks forward to continuing the positive relationship with this progressive Company.
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